Ex-Disney star Jake T. Austin is currently having a bit of legal trouble. Read on for the details as well as the 5 Fast Facts on the former child star.
1. Jake T. Austin Was Named in a Hit And Run Accident
— ☪ (@itskendalk) November 19, 2013
According to TMZ, Jake T. Austin was involved in a hit and run crash this morning. To boot, the accident involved four cars and has been described as “bizarre.”
2. The Official Incident Report Has Been Released
Jake T. Austin was involved in a 4-car crash this morning http://t.co/prXkaegyk2 Check out the photos and tell us what YOU think!
— TMZ Live (@TMZLive) November 19, 2013
Apparently, it is unclear if Austin was driving his car at the time of the wreck, however, the Audi involved is registered to 18-year-old Jake T. Austin. TMZ states:
A 2010 Audi with NY plates slammed into 3 parked cars on a street in Sherman Oaks, CA around 3AM Tuesday morning. The cars suffered major damage.
TMZ further reports the following:
After the driver hit the parked cars, someone in the ride threw a bottle of Ciroc at a nearby property. One witness tells us the driver and his passengers called a black car service to come pick them up before cops arrived to the scene … Once officers arrived, they saw the wrecked Audi, along with the path of destruction — but no Jake — and issued a document to one of the people who suffered damage, which explained that the incident was being handled as a hit-and-run.
3. Austin Is Also Known as Max Russo
On the Disney show Wizards of Waverly Place, Jake T. Austin played the character of Max Russo. According to Austin’s bio:
From 2007 to 2012 Austin played the role of ‘Max Russo,’ the youngest wizard of three on The Disney Channel’s Emmy Award winning series, “Wizards of Waverly Place.” The show aired it’s series finale on January 6th, 2012, to an audience of 9.8 million, the series’ number one telecast ever.
4. Szymanski Is Jake’s Real Last Name
Many celebrities have stage names or have changed their names for their career. Jake T. Austin is no different. His Audi is registered under his legal name, which is Jake Szymanski.
5. Austin Currently Stars on ABC’s The Fosters
— Tina (@maiamitcholic) November 13, 2013
Many know Austin from ABC’s show The Fosters … When Austin isn’t on your television screen, he can be found with his family in New York just being a regular teenager.